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Animation and Visual Effects

Animation and Visual Effects are essential to all modern forms of entertainment and commercial media. The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation and Visual Effects provides an immersive experience using professional industry tools, processes, creative skills, and collaborative workflows. Students create and produce professional quality 3D characters, environments, props, animations, simulated effects, and composites for live-action and feature films, television, animation, video games, and interactive media.

The Animation and Visual Effects BFA degree is For students eager to enter a rewarding and intensive hands-on course of study.

The program is part of The School of Communication and Media, an innovative setting for students to collaborate with other programs to challenge, inspire, and perfect the mastery of its student body.

Students follow an intensive curriculum and complete multiple learning goals, strengthening 3D animation and visual effects principles and practices in the real world and how they apply to a CG-generated world.

Career Opportunities

  • Animator
  • Art Director
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Game Developer

Undergraduate Programs

BFA in Animation and Visual Effects

Unless otherwise noted, 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.

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